Psychometrics/ Testing & Measurement Theory Products

  • The New Rules of Measurement

    What Every Psychologist and Educator Should Know, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan E. Embretson, Scott L. Hershberger

    In this volume prominent scholars from both psychology and education describe how these new rules of measurement work and how they differ from the old rules. Several contributors have been involved in the recent construction or revision of a major test, while others are well-known for their…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28
    Psychology Press

  • Handbook of International Large-Scale Assessment

    Background, Technical Issues, and Methods of Data Analysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leslie Rutkowski, Matthias von Davier, David Rutkowski

    Winner of the 2017 AERA Division D Significant Contribution to Educational Measurement and Research Methodology Award! Technological and statistical advances, along with a strong interest in gathering more information about the state of our educational systems, have made it possible to assess more…

    Hardback – 2013-11-12
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Statistics in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Contemporary Psychometrics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Albert Maydeu-Olivares, John J. McArdle

    Contemporary Psychometrics features cutting edge chapters organized in four sections: test theory, factor analysis, structural equation modeling, and multivariate analysis. The section on test theory includes topics such as multidimensional item response theory (IRT), the relationship between IRT…

    Paperback – 2013-05-01
    Psychology Press
    Multivariate Applications Series

  • Ordinal Measurement in the Behavioral Sciences

    1st Edition

    By Norman Cliff, John A. Keats

    This book provides an alternative method for measuring individual differences in psychological, educational, and other behavioral sciences studies. It is based on the assumptions of ordinal statistics as explained in Norman Cliff's 1996 Ordinal Methods for Behavioral Data Analysis. It provides the…

    Paperback – 2013-02-14
    Psychology Press

  • Twelve Years of Correspondence With Paul Meehl

    Tough Notes From a Gentle Genius, 1st Edition

    By Donald R. Peterson

    In 1996 Division 12 of the APA presented Centennial Awards to two psychologists who were considered to have made the greatest lifetime contributions to the discipline. One of those individuals was Paul Meehl. Dr. Meehl's writings on research methodology and mental illness influenced generations of…

    Paperback – 2013-02-14
    Psychology Press

  • Measurement With Persons

    Theory, Methods, and Implementation Areas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Birgitta Berglund, Giovanni B. Rossi, James T. Townsend, Leslie R. Pendrill

    Measurements with persons are those in which human perception and interpretation are used for measuring complex, holistic quantities and qualities, which are perceived by the human brain and mind. Providing means for reproducible measurement of parameters such as pleasure and pain has important…

    Hardback – 2011-12-19
    Psychology Press
    Scientific Psychology Series

  • Introduction to Psychometric Theory

    1st Edition

    By Tenko Raykov, George A. Marcoulides

    This new text provides a state-of the-art introduction to educational and psychological testing and measurement theory that reflects many intellectual developments of the past two decades. The book introduces psychometric theory using a latent variable modeling (LVM) framework and emphasizes…

    Hardback – 2010-09-22

  • Applying Generalizability Theory using EduG

    1st Edition

    By Jean Cardinet, Sandra Johnson, Gianreto Pini

    Intended to help improve measurement and data collection methods in the behavioral, social, and medical sciences, this book demonstrates an expanded and accessible use of Generalizability Theory (G theory). G theory conceptually models the way in which the reliability of measurement is ascertained.…

    Paperback – 2009-10-28
    Quantitative Methodology Series

  • Modern Psychometrics

    The Science of Psychological Assessment, 3rd Edition

    By John Rust, Susan Golombok

    Today psychometrics plays an increasingly important role in all our lives as testing and assessment occurs from preschool until retirement. This book introduces the reader to the subject in all its aspects, ranging from its early history, school examinations, how to construct your own test,…

    Paperback – 2008-12-03

  • A Paul Meehl Reader

    Essays on the Practice of Scientific Psychology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Niels G. Waller, Leslie J. Yonce, William M. Grove, David Faust, Mark F. Lenzenweger

    This new book introduces a new generation to the important insights of Paul Meehl. In addition to selected papers from the classic reader, Psychodiagnosis, this book features new material selected from Meehl's most influential writings. The resulting collection is a tour de force illustrating…

    Hardback – 2006-04-07
    Multivariate Applications Series

  • Constructing Measures

    An Item Response Modeling Approach, 1st Edition

    By Mark Wilson

    Constructing Measures introduces a way to understand the advantages and disadvantages of measurement instruments, how to use such instruments, and how to apply these methods to develop new instruments or adapt old ones. The book is organized around the steps taken while constructing an instrument.…

    Hardback – 2004-10-14

  • Item Response Theory

    1st Edition

    By Susan E. Embretson, Steven P. Reise

    This book develops an intuitive understanding of IRT principles through the use of graphical displays and analogies to familiar psychological principles. It surveys contemporary IRT models, estimation methods, and computer programs. Polytomous IRT models are given central coverage since many…

    Paperback – 2000-05-01
    Psychology Press
    Multivariate Applications Series

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